I could not lie anymore so I started to call my dog “God.”
First he looked
then he started smiling, then he even
I kept at it: now he doesn’t even
I am wondering if this
might work on
I assaulted the Holy One
when he left the Tavern last night.
Boy, was he soused.
Lucky He wasn’t
Keeping our word is the alchemy to become free
I was meditating with my cat the other day
and all of a sudden she shouted,
I knew exactly what she meant, but encouraged
her to say more-feeling that if she got it all out on the table
she would sleep better that night.
So I responded, “Tell me more, dear,”
and she soulfully meowed,
“Well, I was mingled with the sky. I was comets
whizzling here and there. I was suns in the heat, hell-I was
galaxies. But now look-I am
landlocked in fur.”
To this I said, “I know exactly what
What to say about conversation
said to Love,
“I want to pull your pants down.”
And She said,
“Fine! Don’t bother to even ask.”
Though now Tukaram is wondering
why there are so many sexually frustrated people
Dears, there is nothing in your life that will not
change-especially all your ideas of God.
Look what the insanity of righteous knowledge can do:
crusade and maim thousands
in wanting to convert that which
is already gold
God once said to Tuka,
“Even I am ever changing-
I am ever beyond
what I may have once put my seal upon,
may no longer be
What part of heaven did she come from?
That angel talked like a sailor
and she was dressed
I can’t even repeat the things she said,
of picture once more the shape of her breasts.
Though I know one thing:
My fear of dying has
It’s the old shell trick with a twist:
I saw God put Himself in one
of your pockets.
You are bound
If God would stop telling jokes,
I might act
Birds don’t brag about flying
the way we
They don’t write books about it and then give
they don’t take on disciples and spoil
their own air
Who could dance and achieve
liftoff with a bunch of
planets rolled in
those openings on the side of my head.
I haven’t heard anything for years.
Whenever I see a mouth moving in front of me
I just assume someone is saying
and then go on about my day
“We should rumble,” God said.
“I don’t want to. I am too tired,” I replied.
“Come on-give me your best shot,”
“Okay,” I thought. So I hit Him with 8000
little jabs that they are;
I didn’t want
of club-bearing ants surrounded an elephant’s house
and started shouting,
“You better watch out!”
I understood exactly what the elephant then thought:
Scholars, you are lucky
I am always
in a good
to a fancy event and when
I got there one of the guests said,
“Tukaram, your shirt is on backwards and so are
and it looks like your hair never heard the word comb,
and your shoes don’t
“Thanks, I noticed all that before leaving,
but why to try to fool
(…) “where the heart is the chancellor because it knows, only that which can touch us is true.” P.361.
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